Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their early spring Beef Breeding sale.
Topping the sale at £2850 was a British Blue cross Limousin heifer with Limousin calf at foot from Messrs Hunter Upper Brydekirk, Annan which was bought by Messrs White, Rigg Farm, Lunesdale;
Incalf heifers topped at £2600 for a Limousin cross from Messrs Bradley, Penny Grange, Settle which was bought by Messrs Forrest, Biggar.
Messrs Bradleys great consignment of 14 incalf heifers sold to average a wonderful £2100.83.
Per Head –
Cow with Calf at foot – Limousin £2250 New Hall Farm:
Heifers with calf at foot – British Blue £2850, £2650 Upper Brydekirk; £2150 New Hall Farm; £2000 Eden Gate Holme Farm: Limousin £2550 Upper Brydekirk; £2300 Riddings Farm; £2250 Low Oxnop Farm; £2100 New Hall.
Heifers in calf – British Blue £2150 Penny Grange: Limousin £2600, £2450, £2300, £2200, £2150, £2100, £2000, £1950(2), £1850, £1800 Penny Grange: Blonde £2100 Penny Grange.